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Benj Roberts

Entrepreneur • Advisor Hong Kong, HK

Tech guy living in HongKong who would like to travel more, trek more, and possibly write about it.

Tech guy living in HongKong who would like to travel more, trek more, and possibly write about it.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Operations
  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Advisor

Decision Fuel (acquired by YouGov Jan 2014)

Positions

Head of Technology - Digital Prudential Corporation Asia August 2015 - February 2016
Senior Director, IT YouGov January 2014 - August 2015
Chief Technology Officer / Advisory Board Member - Technology Strategy Decision Fuel (acquired by YouGov Jan 2014) September 2010 - January 2014
Vice President Deutsche Bank May 2010 - September 2011
Vice President Morgan Stanley September 2007 - May 2010
Associate Director Barclays Capital March 2006 - August 2007
Director Leafprint Solutions March 1999 - March 2006
Analyst Virgin Media (formerly Telewest Communications) September 1998 - March 1999

Education

St Thomas More, Blaydon Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths 1996 - 1998

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Data Science
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
Advisor With
  • • Marketing
  • • Growth hacking
  • • B2B sales
  • • User Experience Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Real Estate
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Leadership • Strategy • People Management • Process Management • Technological innovation

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Chris Hodgeman
We worked together  •  General Manager, Maventus Group.
Benj combines both technical strength with business acumen. He has had over the years significant experience with both people and project ma ... nagement , and consistently being able to deliver results.
Zachary Lai
They're my friends  •  Founder CEO, glomp.
he's a seasoned director in a startup
Chris Powell
They're my friends  •  8-year veteran of the financial services industry in Asia, exploring opportunities in the startup world.
Benj is passionate about technology and bringing new ideas to market.
Daniel Cardon +852 60 527 572
They're my friends  •  Direct Sales, Sydney, Network Associates.
In-depth practical knowledge and experience in Digital Engagement. Experience managing a start-up business from inception through to sale.
Patrick Corr
We worked together  •  Vice President, Strategy & Development, Star TV (Newscorp).
He has an excellent grasp of the changing tech landscape, a strong coding background in a range of environments and is deeply passionate abo ... ut startups and technology. He's also an excellent communicator and can operate effectively in the uncertain environment that startups find themselves in.

Zachary Lai
They're my friends  •  Founder CEO, glomp.
Zac is a super creative guy and building an interesting startup delivering real world "treats" through digital channels

Daniel Cardon +852 60 527 572
Direct Sales, Sydney, Network Associates.
Dan's vision for eco friendly, quality backpacker hostels is most definitely going to reshape the industry. Cool idea. Watch this space.